Program Details

Secret Beyond Thought: A Four Part Series on the Four Karmas

with Gaylon Ferguson
February 20 / 10:00 AM - February 20 / 2:00 PM

Secret Beyond Thought is an edited transcript of a two-talk public seminar Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche taught in Boston, Massachusetts in February 1971.


The second talk offers a unique teaching on the four karmas—or enlightened activities—and how they can either conquer or be perverted by the four maras, our habitual patterns of ego-fixation.


These two teachings, among the earliest the Vidyadhara gave in North America, provide a glimpse into the profound trust Chögyam Trungpa had in the possibility that genuine buddhadharma could be successfully transplanted into Western culture.


This is the first of a 4-part series that explores the Four Karmas. Please note that you will need to register and pay for each talk separately.


About Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

Gaylon Ferguson is a senior meditation teacher

in the lineage of CTR. He is core faculty in Relgious Studies at Naropa University, and the author of Natural Wakefulness (2009) and Natural Bravery (2016).


Please register and pay at least 24-hours in advance in order to receive the Zoom link.


If you have any questions, please contact Jesse Miller jmill64 [at gmail [dot] com

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